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Disruptive technology : effects of technology regulation on democracy

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Title: Disruptive technology : effects of technology regulation on democracy
Authors: Klang, Mathias
Issue Date: 2006
University: University of Gothenburg. IT University Faculty
Institution: Department of Applied Information Technology
Date of Defence: 2006-10-02
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Gothenburg studies in informatics
Keywords: technology regulation
disruptive technology
participatory democracy
Abstract: This work develops the thesis that there is a strong relationship between the regulation of disruptive technology and the Internet-based participatory democracy. In other words, attempts to regulate disruptive technology have an impact upon the citizen’s participation in democracy. This work will show what this relationship is and its effects on democratic participation. Taking its starting point from the recent theoretical developments in regulation, disruptive technology and role of ICT in par... more
ISBN: 91-628-6937-X
ISSN: 1400-741X
Description: This work is licensed by the author and cover artist under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.5 License
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